Dige (Dege) 

  • Record ID #: 79
  • Ancestry tree: Dige Family Tree
  • Confidence Level: Highly Confident
  • gender: Male
  • Race/ethnicity: Black
  • Age at death: 65
  • Date of death: 10/05/1799
  • Master / Mistress: William Ellery (d. 1812)
  • Spouse: Rachael
  • Child: Rachael
  • Additional Relationships: Granddaughter = Caty
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Notes: In 1776 William Ellery's "Great Store" was on the bank of the Connecticut River, near the foot of Potter Street (where the Hartford Convention Center is now). Ellery was appt'd postmaster of Hartford by Franklin in 1775, but had held the office since ca. 1768. Dige died of asthma.
  • Bibliographic sources: CTCHRec, Reel 505, records and papers, 61; 1790 Federal Census
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